iOS 11.3.1 fixes unresponsive third-party iPhone 8 displays

Apple has just released iOS 11.3.1, which promises to fix a bug affecting iPhones that shipped with iOS 11.3. The update unfortunately made the touch input on some iPhone 8 devices unresponsive when serviced with non-genuine replacement displays.

Instagram users can download a copy of their data

We've known about Instagram's plans to create a data portability tool for a while now; it was created to better comply with the UK's upcoming Data Protection Bill and gives its users the ability to download a copy of everything…

Touch-sensitive wall might let you control home devices in the future

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research Pittsburgh think we can do more with our walls. In a research paper they're presenting this week at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, they present a way…

‘PUBG’ players on Xbox One can test the game’s second map

It's been tough times if you're a PUBG player on the Xbox One: while your PC counterparts have been getting a taste of the battle royale game's third map, you've had to make do with just one. Well, that drought…

Hubble flies through the Milky Way’s ‘raucous star nursery’

Over the past 28 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has inspired a generation of astronomers with insanely dramatic views of the universe, but it's hardly done blowing our minds. NASA has unveiled a new fly-through video of the Lagoon Nebula….

Battle royale pioneer ‘H1Z1’ comes to PS4 on May 22nd

PS4 players don't have many major choices for battle royale games: there's Fortnite, of course, but you won't find PUBG or up-and-coming games like Radical Heights. All that is about to change in a month, though, as Daybreak is releasing…

DoorDash will deliver groceries from Walmart in Atlanta

Walmart's latest tech trick is delivering groceries via DoorDash. Except instead of this being a Walmart offering, it's actually being led by DoorDash according to TechCrunch. End users shouldn't notice a difference, however. Logging on to the Walmar…

A first look at Spotify’s redesigned free mobile experience

As rumored, Spotify today unveiled a redesigned app that's geared toward users of its free music-streaming service at an event in New York City. The new mobile experience is all about personalized on-demand listening, with 15 playlists that are curat…

Engadget giveaway: Win a set of refinished AirPods courtesy of BlackPods!

AirPods have been around for a while, so many of us have gotten over the slightly weird look of them (with at least one notable exception). While Apple still has yet to expand the options beyond plain white, BlackPods has…

Purism’s privacy-focused phone will support Ubuntu Touch

Purism's security-focused smartphone, the Librem 5, will come with support for Ubuntu Touch when it ships next year. According to the company, which made its mark building ultra-secure, open platform laptops, the operating system will be "well-suppor…